New Connections We are bringing together a diverse group of Web architects, activists, engineers, archivists, scholars, journalists, and other stakeholders to explore the technology required to build a Decentralized Web and its impact.
Call to action The current Web is not private or censorship-free. It lacks a memory, a way to preserve our culture’s digital record through time. The Decentralized Web aims to make the Web open, secure and free of censorship by distributing data, processing, and hosting across millions of computers around the world, with no centralized control. language
Sharing vision & Tech know-how The Summit & meetup is a two-day event for high level discussions among leaders from around the globe working on decentralized technologies. What decentralized applications are being built today, and what is just around the corner? Together, can we prototype the Decentralized Web and start to lock the Web open for good?
As the leader of the Mozilla Project, Mitchell Baker is responsible for organizing and motivating a massive, worldwide, collective of employees and volunteers who are breathing new life into the Internet with the Firefox Web browser, Firefox OS and other Mozilla products.
Vint Cerf, widely known as one of the "Fathers of the Internet", is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, as well as the co-creator of the TCP/IP protocols.
Cory Doctorow is an author, journalist, and Special Advisor at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.
Brewster Kahle is the founder and Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive, as well as a member of the Internet Hall of Fame.
Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web in 1989. He founded and Directs the World Wide Consortium (W3C) the forum for technical development of the Web.